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Injury and the Intervertebral Disc

Instructor: James Demetrious, DC, DABCO

Cost: $25.00 / 1 CE Hours (50-minute hours)

  • Course description:
    • Dr. Demetrious provides a brief discussion related to research and physiologic rationales related to the effect of trauma and mechanisms of healing affecting the intervertebral disc (1.0 CE hours).
  • Hourly Syllabus:
    • Hour 1: Epidemiology of IVD in asymptomatic cohort, annular tears, HIZs, pathogenesis of IVD healing, IVD nutrition, Modic changes.
  • Learning Objectives:
    • Attendees will better understand current concepts related to the effects of injury on the IVD.
    • Attendees will attain insight into IVD injury, healing and clinical progression.
Instructor: James Demetrious, DC, DABCO

Dr. James Demetrious is a nationally distinguished, board certified chiropractic orthopedist. He is a clinician, educator, author and editor. Dr. Demetrious teaches post-graduate coursework on behalf of Northeast College of Health Sciences. He is a member of the NCMIC Speakers’ Bureau and teaches postgraduate coursework throughout the United States. He has published peer-reviewed journal papers related to advanced differential diagnosis. He serves as an editorial reviewer on behalf of the journals: Spine, Annals of Internal Medicine, and Clinical Anatomy. Dr. Demetrious has continually cared for patients since 1986.